JARRETSVILLE, Md. (BP)--For more than 80 youngsters from homeless shelters in northern Virginia, it was a reprieve from the crowded confines of their urban quarters to a more rural and hopeful setting.
The Mt. Vernon Baptist Association, just outside Washington, sponsored a four-day rustic camp in Jarretsville, Md., this summer for children from homeless families living in transitional housing.
Fairfax County, where most of the youth live, has the highest median income of any county in the... Read More